Amid the growing concern over the novel Coronavirus, the Dollar General store is taking several measures for senior citizens. As per reports, the Dollar General will be opening dedicating the first hour of the day to senior citizens. Here is some more information on the same.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, our first hour of operations will be dedicated to our senior shoppers. All stores will also close an hour earlier in order for employees to clean and restock shelves. Learn more about these change here: https://t.co/53rc2gMeVr— Dollar General (@DollarGeneral) March 17, 2020
In a recent interview, it was said that the Dollar General will be dedicating its first hour of operations for the needs of “senior customers.” It was also said that not just senior customers but also to the people who are vulnerable to Coronavirus. They said that the reason they are making this decision is that they want the senior customers to be safe and also it will avoid them from being in contact with people.
It was also reported that Dollar General senior hours have started on Tuesday in several locations. Customers can visit the store between 8 am and 9 am. As per reports, the Dollar General will close early for employees to re-stock and clear the place.
It is also said that the stores will not check the IDs of the customers checked but requested them to co-operate and understand the situation. As everyone is trying to battle the virus they have gone on to take the preventive measures. It is also reported that grocery stores with three or more cash registers in New Jersey will be dedicating the first two hours for not just senior citizens but also for the disabled and the pregnant customers to shop, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.